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I've always been a leader. Every team I've played on, I've led my way.
The merger of globalization and the I.T. revolution means new products are being phased in and out so fast that companies cannot afford to wait until the end of the year to figure out whether a team leader is doing a good job.
We've got a first class leader at the moment. David Cameron is dealing with the issues that he was left by the last government very well indeed.
In the end, as a leader, you are always going to get a combination of two things: what you create and what you allow.
The election of Shinzo Abe as the leader of Japan's ruling Liberal Democratic party and now prime minister will have profound repercussions for Japan and East Asia. Most western commentary during the premiership of Junichiro Koizumi has been concerned with the extent to which Japan has allowed a freer rein to market forces.
I'd put it this way: Canadians want politicians to work together on their behalf. So that's what I'm committed to doing. I think it's been the goal of every NDP leader. Because we had a profound belief that we could do a good job on behalf of Canadians... if we were given that opportunity.
If I'm a leader, I have a mission.
While I'm leader, nothing will be off limits - there will not be one policy, one rule, one way of working which cannot be changed.
I would say a good leader brings results. A great leader writes a new story, it's different. Obviously a new story has to incorporate a lot of results. But a story is a chapter in the life of a company that people want to write and want to remember.
Mohammed al-Qahtani was not alleged to be a leader of the Sept. 11 plot. He was not trained as a pilot. If he was involved, he was one of the 'muscle' hijackers.
The chief strategist of an organization has to be the leader - the CEO.
Being a leader doesn't mean you created something or you did something great in the past or some other person has given you any kind of authority.
The manager has a short-range view; the leader has a long-range perspective.
But the question we should ask ourselves is, who is the next visionary leader of America? How do we have the aspiration and inspire Americans to reach their highest level? We need a president that does so.
The first African-American leader was Dr. Martin Luther King.
My job is to throw passes and be a leader.
I want a leader that sets out a path. I want one that doesn't just talk about cuts, but talks about the shining city on the hill. We're only going to get out of this problem if we grow this economy.
That was my first lesson from Ben-Gurion. Then I saw him making peace, and I saw him making war. He mobilized me before the war. The man was a very rare combination between a real intellectual and a born leader. There is a contradiction between the two.
An old African leader says about leadership, he says that leadership should never be shared; it should always remain in the hands of the dispossessed people. We will lead the revolution.
H. Rap Brown
A titled leader relies heavily on positional power to get things done; a natural leader is able to mobilize others without the whip of formal authority.
The Secret Service is a strange group. They don't really have a leader. It's not set up like a military. Each one is supposed to be able to act like a leader when something comes up.
A woman as the leader of the Free World is an impossibility. Muslim countries won't talk to you.
Lyndon Johnson, as majority leader of the United States Senate, he made the Senate work.
A great director or leader knows his people, creates a great team, and then makes a great movie that can influence millions more than the readers of his column.
Robespierre, however, was not the type of leader finally destined to emerge from the Revolution.
Barack Obama and Jimmy Hoffa are like Tweedledum and Tweedledee, Lady Gaga and hype, the 'Jersey Shore' cast and hairspray: inseparable. The president can no more disown the Teamsters Union's leader than he can disown his own id.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Leonardo da Vinci
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